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thoughtcrimes Have Released A Dizzyingly Striking Video For ‘Wedlock Waltz’

Jack Rogers
Jack Rogers 13 October 2021 at 10.36

Could very easily be your new favourite band.



thoughtcrimes recently dropped a reissued version of their EP 'Tap Night' via Pure Noise which featured two brand new tracks.

One of those is 'Wedlock Waltz', a incendiary and intense splash of mathcore, metalcore and hardcore that feels like several bulls in a tiny china shop. The band have just released a video for the track that perfectly demonstrates the chaos that exists within it. Fast-moving and fierce yet artistically striking and beautiful, it's a blink-and-miss-it mesh of lights and movement.

Drummer Billy Rymer had this to say about the track's creation:

“Once the tone was set with the first demo, we pushed ourselves to make the most blistering track we could. I remember throwing three mics on my drums and grinding a series of blast beats in odd meters to start. Brian and I would pass each other the guitar until we found the riff. We aimed to keep it high energy and dissonant.”

And vocalist Rick Pepa added this:

“’Wedlock Waltz’ puts a spotlight on the loss of privacy, given away willingly and to the lowest bidder. It’s a brash call to a higher standard.”

Here we go then:



The other new track on the reissue was 'Misery's A Muse', which sounds like this:

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